relationships of convenience

“Does he venture to the craft of words, any art?” “They’re masters of another art. He has different stories for different places including home. It helps them honestly exploit and abuse all relationships to an extent, including spouse.” “Not being honest or loyal is nothing new. Did he tell her about cancer?” In the balmyContinue reading “relationships of convenience”

life lessons

Winters, during those days, didn’t use to strike bleakly and stodgy food didn’t scare the hell out of you. I was lost in my thoughts when, all of a sudden, a car stopped alongside in the proximity with Vedna, Bunny and their irrefutable team poking their heads out of the window and calling out ourContinue reading “life lessons”

new year’s doldrums

Christmas is thin on the ground, Rehana surmised. After two days of deliberation, she threw another glance at Bridget Jones’s list of Dos & Don’ts for her New Year Resolution. Which one to leave out? She was still swinging on the horns of dilemma… Don’ts: Spend more than earn. Behave sluttishly around the house, butContinue reading “new year’s doldrums”

misunderstandings

“He gotta decide that you didn’t. Their superpower. Suddenly, you are guided concerning what you should like. Oh, it shouldn’t have been…” Surpa bit her tongue. She could be on thin ice or the fate awaited her? She must toe the line. She snuck a few oranges from their orchard and it landed her inContinue reading “misunderstandings”

what do you believe?

George Whitfield, The great British evangelist, was speaking to a man about his soul. “Sir, what to you believe?” He asked the man. “I believe what my church believes.” the man replied respectfully. “And what does your church believe?” “The same thing that I believe.” “And what do both of you believe?” the preacher inquiredContinue reading “what do you believe?”

white pearls

Her mother’s chronic illness turned the tide of her life. Sometimes her mother gazed blankly at the faraway distant clouds and tears rolled down her pallid cadaverous cheeks. Venu fought back her tears that welled up in her colossal luminous eyes. For a girl in her adolescence, it could be an arduous task to raiseContinue reading “white pearls”

under arrest

” People can only meet you as deeply as they have met themselves.” said John and sprinted off to take a slash… “Woof!” I stole a furtive glance at Tommy. I’ll wager his woofing would hardly score in the WordPress popularity stakes as John’s quote would undoubtedly do. I surely didn’t want to draw hisContinue reading “under arrest”

everlasting

Brumal tales woven through the fringe of her eyelashes, her eyes were curled in soft crinkles. Her gaze drifted outside the thatched cottage. ” How do you know the drover?” he asked sternly. Suddenly her luscious eyes grew paler. Her glassy face mirrored the flames of burning embers ahead of her. ” I saw him.”Continue reading “everlasting”